Mobile Minutes: Snapchat geofilters; Restaurants and Instagram; Uber hires Target exec; Siri controls apps
Restaurants are now being designed with Instagram in mind
It’s a beautiful evening on Columbia Room’s patio, and the smartphone cameras are out in force. Guests at the cocktail bar in Shaw snap images of the golden pineapple tumblers, fresh herb garnishes, and tabletop terrariums in copper cups.
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Uber hires Target marketing chief as president
Uber Technologies Inc. hired Target Corp. Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Jones to run global operations, marketing and customer support, enlisting a retail industry veteran to oversee the ride-hailing giant’s main business.
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Siri takes charge of your apps in iOS 10
You’re going to have a lot more to talk about with Siri this fall. In iOS 10, Apple Inc.’s upcoming iPhone and iPad operating system, you’ll be able to control third-party app functions using the company’s voice-activated assistant for the first time.
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